Switzerland County welcomed the Christian Academy Lady Warriors on Saturday night, and the visiting wasn’t very welcoming. Led by 23 points from junior Brooke Todd, the Lady Pacers demolished their visitors by a score of 64-21.
The issue was decided early, as Switzerland County jumped out to an 18-2 lead in the first quarter.
Brooke Todd and Eve Galbreath each had six points in the opening stanza; while Hailee Lay and Kelsi Konkle each connected on a three-pointer.
The second quarter was more evenly played, as the Lady Pacers outscored Christian Academy by a 15-14 count to take a 33-16 lead into the half.
The offense was again led by Eve Galbreath and Brooke Todd, who each had five in the period; and Hailee Lay continued her outstanding long range shooting with another three-pointer. Makenzie Mathews provided the other two points with a pair of freethrows.
The Lady Warriors were led the second quarter by Brittany Moffett, who had seven points in the period.
If the first quarter was an offensive mismatch; then the third quarter was a down right scrimmage, as Switzerland County went on a 20-2 run to complete the stretch.
Brooke Todd did most of the damage in the quarter, accounting for 10 points in the quarter, including going 6-for-6 from the freethrow line.
Kelsi Konkle also showed off her shooting skills in the quarter, nailing two three-pointers and also making a freethrow for seven points. Eve Galbreath had the other three.
With the game firmly in hand, Switzerland County cruised in the final stanza, outscoring Christian Academy 11-3 to salt away the win.
The final quarter was balanced, with Hailee Lay, Kelsi Konkle, Brooke Todd, Makenzie Mathews, and Taylar Jordan all accounting for two points each; and Whitley Schirmer added one point.
Final score: Switzerland County 64, Christian Academy 21.
Outside of the second quarter, Christian Academy only managed seven more points over the other three periods, thanks to a strong Switzerland County defense.
Along with Brooke Todd’s 23 points, Switzerland County was led by Eve Galbreath with 14 and Kelsi Konkle with 12. Hailee Lay added nine points; Makenzie Mathews had four; Taylar Jordan had two; and Whitley Schirmer added one.
Brittany Moffett led Christian Academy with nine points; and Allison Burch finished with six.
The junior varsity team defeated Christian Academy by a score of 55-22.
Jody Breeck led the way with 12 points on the night; while Ashley Peelman contributed eight points. Mallory Phagan and Whitley Schirmer each added seven points.
Hope Tankersley had six points; Emerson Schroer had five; Riley King had four; and Bre Braun and Taylar Jordan each chipped in three.